Bidding in the 21st Annual Pawsibility Ball Auction is Open!

Bidding on our Silent Auction and Live Auction items and donating to our "Fund-a-Need" will be open to the public this week ahead of the Pawsibility Ball on Saturday, August 28th! We hope you will join us in support of animal rescue! Annually, our Pawsibility Ball is our largest fundraising event, bringing revenue that will help to save the lives of 2,500 animals rescued by the Humane Society of Summit County each year.

    Over 110 items are up for bid in our Silent and Live Auctions at!

    Bidding on Silent Auction items will be open from Saturday, August 23 to Saturday, August 28 at 9pm.

    Bidding on Live Auction items will be open from Saturday, August 23 to Saturday, August 28 at 5pm. During the Pawsibility Ball Live Auction, bidding will be open only to Pawsibility Ball guests. If you will not be attending and would like to be assigned a proxy bidder to bid on your behalf during the Live Auction, please contact Carli Molinelli at

    How to Bid:

    • Visit in your browser OR text pball2021 to 76278 and answer the account set up questions via text to receive your personal bidding link.
    • Click “View Items”
    • Browse items, click on an item for more information, and register or sign in to bid.
      • If you already have an account with Givesmart (from our 2020 event or another event), sign in.
      • Click “Register Now” to create an account (check the box to agree to receive text messages to be notified if you are outbid).
      • You must have a valid credit card on file to bid.
    • Place your Bid: Enter your bid amount and click “Bid”, or
    • Set Auto Bid: Enter your maximum bid amount and the system will automatically keep you bidding until your amount is reached, or
    • Click “Watch This Item” to receive notifications about the item.
    • Instant Items: You may purchase Wine Pull or Gift Bag Pull items instantly.
      • If you are attending in person, you may pick these up at Pawsibility Ball on 8/28
      • If you are not a ticket holder, you may pick these items up per the instructions below.


    If you win an item:

    You will be notified by text message and email after 9pm if you are an auction item winner! Click the link sent to you to view and pay your invoice online.

    Winners may pick up their auction items at the Humane Society of Summit County (7996 Darrow Rd., Twinsburg) during scheduled pick up times:

    • Wednesday, 9/1, 10am-6pm
    • Thursday, 9/2, 10am-6pm
    • Friday, 9/3, 10am-6pm
    • Saturday, 9/4, 10am-6pm
    • Sunday, 9/5, 10am-4pm

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